Unique clay pots unearthed in New Valley
Hassan Sadallah Archaeological correspondent
A French team of archaeologists unearthed a collection of clay pots, the kind of which had not been previously known anywhere in the world.
The pots, characterised with slender surfaces painted with red glazing, date back to the late third and mid-fifth centuries AD, according to archaeologists who found them in a fort in the Kharga Oasis in the New Valley, western Desert, Egypt.The experts, who were carrying out a renovation project at the fort, also reported the discovery of another unique collection of pots made of white and non-glazing clay. The items, which look like vials, date to the forth century AD.